Figurative Language Activities: 6 Figurative Language Games

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  1. Poetry Poetry Activities Bundle contains 6 different poetry games and activities to help students practice understanding figurative language and interpreting poetry. Students will have a blast as they practice poetry in all of these fun and engaging ways! For a limited time, this Poetry Activit
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Figurative Language

Figurative Language Superhero Draw brings you 6 wildly fun figurative language games in one! Students will have a blast playing these popular card games while practicing recognizing and identifying 8 different types of figurative language. Each card game has been specifically adapted for using this figurative language cards deck. These games work great as a pair/group activity, or for use in reading centers.

Included with this figurative language game:

*Directions for playing 6 popular card games adapted for these figurative language cards (UNO, Spoons, Go Fish!, Old Maid, Memory, Slapjack) + ideas for fun variations and extension activities

*64 figurative language game cards representing similes, metaphors, personification, hyperbole, proverbs/adages, idioms, alliteration, onomatopoeia (16 term cards, 16 definition cards, 32 example cards)

*32 "action" game cards for playing UNO and Old Maid

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.


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